Skip Navigation LinksMerton Council ❮ Planning and buildings ❮ Planning ❮ Sites and Policies Plan and Policies Maps ❮ 

Sites and Policies Plan and Policies Map examination

Public consultation after the Hearings: 24 February to 08 April 2014

The council consulted on eleven Main Modification to Merton's Sites and Policies Plan for six weeks from Monday 24 February to 08 April 2014.

The Main Modifications to the Plan arose during its independent examination, including the public hearings that took place during January 2014.

Merton's Sites and Policies Plan (consultation February 2014) is published below in sections to make it easier to download. The red and blue text illustrate where the modifications arising from the examination are contained in the plans:

Information about the hearings 21-29 January 2014

The following documents have been issued by the Inspector:

Hearing Documents - submitted during the Examination and considered by the Inspector

Plans and documents Merton submitted to the Inspector (02 October 2013)

Tuesday 21 January 2014 statements

General statement - The Wimbledon Society have provided statements relating to soundness, back gardens, design, civic hall, trees and Wimbledon Village shops

Main matter 1 - Duty to co-operate

Main Matter 2: relationship to Core Planning Strategy

Main Matter 3: Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople

Main Matter 4: flood risk management

Main Matter 6 - Education

Wednesday 22 January 2014 statements

Main Matter 5 - affordable housing

Main Matter 7 - site selection

Site 37 Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium

During the Hearings on Wednesday 22 January 2014, three additional documents were submitted to the Inspector and circulated to participants:

Thursday 23 January 2014 statements

Site 37 Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium continued - see above for statements

Tuesday 28 January 2014 statements

Site 35 Mitcham Fire Station, Lower Green West  CR4 3AF

Site 70 Haslemere Industrial Estate, Wimbledon Park, SW18 4RL

Site 48 Land at Bushey Road, 84-88 Bushey Road, Raynes Park SW20 0JH

  • Merton Council (see link to LBM7 above)
  • Site 48 R081 Wimbledon Society (no statement received on this matter)

Site 41 Kingston Road opposite Lower Downs, SW20 8DX

  • Merton Council (see link to LBM7 above)
  • Site 41 R048 Bruce Murray (no statement received on this matter)
  • Site 41 R081 Wimbledon Society (no statement received on this matter)

W007 Land at Rookwood Avenue

  • Merton Council (see link to LBM7 above)
  • W007 R081 Wimbledon Society (attending; no statement received on this matter)

Wednesday 29 January 2014 statements

Site 38 Byegrove Road, Colliers Wood

  • Merton Council (see link to LBM7 above)

Site 16 Wimbledon Library, SW19 7NB

  • Merton Council (see link to LBM7 above)
  • Site 16 R081 Wimbledon Society (no statement received on this matter)

Further information about the examination can be obtained from Pauline Butcher, who has been appointed as Programme Officer to manage the Sites and Policies Plan and Policies Map examination on behalf of the Planning Inspector.

Her contact details are:

Pauline Butcher
Programme Officer
Future Merton team
London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, Morden Road
Morden SM4 5DX

Telephone: 020 8545 3952

email: ldfprogrammeofficer@tiscali.co.uk

Back to Merton's Sites and Policies Plan - main page

Contact us

For more information on Merton's Local Plan, please contact

Future Merton Team
London Borough of Merton
12th floor, Civic Centre
London Road
Morden SM4 5DX

Telephone: 020 8545 3837 or 020 8545 4141
Fax: 020 8545 4160
Email: ldf@merton.gov.uk